hectogram

noun
hec·​to·​gram | \ ˈhek-tə-ˌgram How to pronounce hectogram (audio) \

Definition of hectogram

: a unit of mass equal to 100 grams — see Metric System Table

First Known Use of hectogram

1810, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for hectogram

French hectogramme, from hect- + gramme gram

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“Hectogram.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hectogram. Accessed 30 Sep. 2020.

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hectogram

noun
hec·​to·​gram
variants: or chiefly British hectogramme \ ˈhek-​tə-​ˌgram How to pronounce hectogramme (audio) \

Medical Definition of hectogram

: a metric unit of mass and weight equal to 100 grams

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